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Virtual 'in-house' Accountant service

What is a Virtual 'in-house' Accountant?

It's a new concept - a way for small businesses to get access to an experienced finance professional at a fraction of the cost of a full-time employee.

What are the benefits for my business?

  1. More cost effective than employing a member of staff.

  2. Services can be customised to suit the client.

  3. You are assured of the standards kept by a highly qualified Chartered Accountant.

  4. Have a trusted business advisor to help you achieve your goals.

What does a Virtual 'in-house' Accountant do?

They handle the duties of an 'in-house' accountant, but work remotely and on a part-time basis.

 

In summary they can:

  • use cloud technology to maintain accurate, real-time financial data

  • pull together regular management accounts and present them with financial insights

  • monitor the financial health and well-being of the business

  • highlight areas of concern

  • assist in forecasting - cashflow or budgeting, for example  

Specific duties will vary depending on the client's needs, and can be chosen from the 'menu' of services below.

Any online software system can be worked with remotely, for example, Xero, Sage Online, however within the Practice a combination of Quickbooks Online and Receipt Bank is used successfully and this would be the preferred choice.

Credentials and experience

The virtual 'in-house' accountant service is provided by Helen Rhodes BSc FCA:-

  • established member of ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) qualified to Fellowship level  

  • engaged in public practice since 2011

  • management level experience of finance in industry, primarily manufacturing companies

  • considerable experience of issues facing small businesses 

  • up-to-date CPD (Continuing Professional Development)

List of services

Accounting and reporting

Sales ledger maintenance

Purchase ledger maintenance

Bank reconciliation

VAT returns

Balance sheet account reconciliations

Monthly reporting pack - profit and loss trading account & balance sheet

Management and advisory

Quarterly management accounts

Cashflow forecasting

Analytics, KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)

Budget preparation

Attendance at Management meetings

Intermediary with external parties eg.banks, shareholders

Tax planning

Tax consultancy

Want to know more?

Please complete the form to make an enquiry for Virtual 'in-house' Accountant services.  You will be contacted within 1 working day, and, after a conversation to discuss your requirements, a detailed price quotation will be provided.

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Helen Rhodes Accountancy Limited is a company registered in England and Wales.  Company number 08119386.

Registered office: Office D, Orchard House, Park Road, Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 9HP

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